Assistive technology is an invaluable tool for many adult education students who have or may have learning disabilities. The tools can provide an independent level of functioning in a number of areas, including reading, writing, spelling, math, listening, reasoning, organization, and others. May 24, · Assistive Technology (AT) was federally defined in and written into law with the Tech Act of This ACT supports the goal of our education system which is to ensure that all students have meaningful access to the curriculum.
May 27, · Assistive Technology Acts provide federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education to each state and territory to support "State efforts to improve the provision of assistive technology to individuals with disabilities of all ages through comprehensive statewide programs of technology-related assistance.". For individuals with disabilities, Assistive Technology (AT) improves access to education, employment, independent living, recreation, and participation in the community. The importance of assistive technology is at the heart of the Assistive Technology Act of
Dec 02, · The following tables show the amount of Federal grant funds, provided to each state, under Section 5 – Protection and Advocacy: Assistive Technology, of the Assistive Technology Act of , as amended, P.L. – PAAT () (PDF, 27KB) PAAT () (PDF, 17KB) PAAT () (PDF, 26KB).